DIY Color Matching Game

I saw this in my colleague’s classroom.  I love how simple it is!   Easy peasy.  This is a great activity to have in a basket like the photo below or you could set it up like a Montessori tray.

 What you will need:

  • paint samples (2 of each color you use)
  • clothespins
  • tacky glue
 One paint sample strip will be the base that the children clip on the matching color.
With the second strip of the color sample – cut a square and glue it to the clothespin.  Let dry.
 The children then clip the clothespin to the color square it matches.
So easy.  Such goodness.  
Thank-you Lauren for sharing this with Fairy Dust!!

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  1. What a fun idea! Love it! 🙂
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  2. My little one loved this game! Thank you for the idea!

  3. Laurel says:

    So easy and so cheap, and yet very challenging for them to discern the various shades of color!

  4. Kellie says:

    Thank you FairyDust for the inspiration, I love seeing other peoples creativity and imaginative set ups.

  5. Dori Mattia says:

    This Is AWESOME!!!

    I am a Special Education Pre-K teacher, LOVE it xo

  6. laxmi says:

    I am thoroughly enjoying these tips.

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